National Geographic : 1954 Jul
© National Geographic Society + Sharp-eyed Color Camera Demands Real-life Construction of Sets Plaster, wood, and brick replace traditional painted flats in "To Live in Peace," Kraft Television Theatre's first color drama. A system of lenses, filters, and three tubes inside the camera breaks the scene's colors into separate sets of signals for red, blue, and green. 100 Kodachromes by National Geographic Photographer Willard R. Culver + Television's Color Mixers Use a Panel of Dials for a Palette Color TV receivers must blend the red, blue, and green signals sent over the air. Here research men at RCA Laboratories receive separate color components on test sets. Adjusting dials, they fade or brighten each shade to produce a balanced picture.